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  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

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Precision Genome Editing with Programmable Nucleases (B1)

Scientific Organizers: Jin-Soo Kim, Feng Zhang and Daniel F. Voytas


January 28—February 1, 2018

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


Sponsored by AstraZeneca, Editas Medicine, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc.


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for oral short talks. Abstracts for poster display opportunities will be accepted until 6 weeks before meeting start date midnight MST.
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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 3, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 3, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 1, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 5, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-B1 "Precision Genome Editing with Programmable Nucleases" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On October 3, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 3, 2017 until December 17, 2017 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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October 3, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 5, 2017 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 5, 2017 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 5, 2017 595.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 5, 2017 795.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 3, 2017


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is November 1, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: October 3, 2017


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: November 1, 2017


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is October 3, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 5, 2017


Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 595.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1020.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors Housing Services", "Global Housing", etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, January 28 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, February 1 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, February 2 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Longs Peak Foyer
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs Peak Foyer

MONDAY, JANUARY 29

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Jennifer A. Doudna, HHMI/University of California, Berkeley, USA
CRISPR Systems: Nature’s Toolkit for Genome Editing

09:00—11:15
DNA Repair and Genome Editing
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Maria Jasin, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Coffee Break

Eric A. Hendrickson, University of Minnesota Medical School, USA
The Mechanisms of Precise Genome Editing using Oligonucleotide Donors

Eugene V. Koonin, National Institutes of Health, USA
CRISPRICITY: A Metric for Measuring CRISPR Association and a Comprehensive Census of Cas Proteins

Chance Meers, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Short Talk: Transcript-RNA from an Actively Transcribed Gene Accurately Repairs a DNA Double-Strand Break via a Homology Driven Mechanism

Anastasia Lomova, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Short Talk: Improving Gene Editing by Temporal Control of DNA Repair

11:15—11:30
NIH Somatic Cell Genome Editing Program: Overview
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

* Elizabeth Wilder, National Institutes of Health, USA

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Genome Editing Methods and Novel Tools I
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Feng Zhang, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University, USA
Expanding the Genome Editing Toolbox by Harnessing Microbial Diversity

David R. Liu, Harvard University, USA
Base Editing: Chemistry on a Target Nucleotide in the Genome of Living Cells

J. Keith Joung, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Defining, Optimizing, and Modifying the Activities and Specificities of Genome-Editing Nucleases

Evan August Boyle, Stanford University, USA
Short Talk: High-Throughput Biochemical Profiling of dCas9 Association and Dissociation Kinetics Uncovers New Rules for Off-Target Binding

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

TUESDAY, JANUARY 30

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—11:15
Genome Editing Methods and Novel Tools II
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Scot A. Wolfe, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Orthogonal Cas9-Cas9 Fusions Provide a Versatile Platform for Precise Genome Editing

Jin-Soo Kim, Institute for Basic Science, South Korea
Genome-Wide Target Specificities of CRISPR Nucleases and Deaminases

Coffee Break

Jacob E. Corn, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Molecular mechanisms of genome editing

Keiji Nishida, Kobe University, Japan
Genome Editing with Non-Nuclease Editors from Bacteria to Plants

Alister Funnell†, Altius Institute for Biomedical Sciences, USA
Short Talk: High-Scale in Situ Functional Mapping and Quantitative Engineering of Regulatory DNA

Omar Abudayyeh†, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Short Talk: Harnessing RNA Targeting CRISPR Systems for Transcriptome Engineering and Human Health

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Epigenome Editing and Gene Regulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Charles Gersbach, Duke University, USA
Epigenome Editing for Gene Therapy, Cell Programming, and Functional Epigenomics

Lei (Stanley) Qi, Stanford University, USA
Expanding the CRISPR-dCas9 Platform with Sensors and Actuators

Jennifer Mitchell, University of Toronto, Canada
Uncovering Distal Regulatory Element Function Using CRISPR Genome Engineering

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—11:15
Genetic Screening via CRISPR
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Randall J. Platt†, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
CRISPR Screening Directly in vivo

Reuven Agami, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands
Functional Genetic Screens of Regulatory DNA Elements

Coffee Break

Neville Sanjana, New York Genome Center & NYU, USA
New Frontiers for Pooled Screens: Finding Regulatory Elements in the Noncoding Genome and Capturing Multi-Cell Interactions

Danwei Huangfu, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute, USA
Human Development and Disease through the Lens of Pluripotent Stem Cells

Bushra Raj, Harvard University, USA
Short Talk: Single-Cell Transcriptional Profiling Coupled with Lineage Tracing via Mutable Barcodes in the Vertebrate Brain

Jason D. Arroyo, Pfizer, USA
Short Talk: Using Human Genetics and Functional Genomics for a Locus-to-Gene Approach to Drug Target Validation

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
15:30—16:30
Panel: Somatic Cell Genome Editing Program: Discussion with NIH

* Timothy LaVaute, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, USA

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Therapeutic Genome Editing
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Edward J. Rebar, Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc., USA
Therapeutic Genome Editing and Gene Regulation Using Designed Zinc Finger Proteins

Amy J. Wagers, Harvard University, USA
In vivo Gene Editing in Muscle and Muscle Stem Cells

Charles F. Albright, Editas Medicine, USA
Development of a Subretinally-Delivered, CEP290-Specific CRISPR Medicine for the Treatment of Leber Congenital Amaurosis 10 (LCA10)

Pavitra Roychoudhury†, University of Washington, USA
Short Talk: Rational Design and Evaluation of CRISPR/Cas9 Strategies for HIV Cure

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—11:15
Plant and Animal Biotechnology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Dan Carlson, Recombinetics, Inc., USA
Large Animal Genome Editing for Agriculture and Biomedicine

Caixia Gao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Genome Editing with Programmable Nucleases in Crop Plants

Coffee Break

Daniel F. Voytas, University of Minnesota, USA
Editing the Plant Genome

Weizhi Ji, Kunming University of Science and Technology, China
Primate Gene Editing and Human Complex Disease Study

Mariette Andersson†, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Short Talk: CRISPR-Cas9 Takes Several Bites in the Potato Genome- Efficient Targeted Multiallelic Mutagenesis in Tetraploid Solanum tuberosum

Asim Ahmad Beg†, University of Michigan, USA
Short Talk: A Rapid and Facile C. elegans Genome Engineering Pipeline using CRISPR/Cas9 Ribonucleoproteins

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—18:45
Human Germline Editing and ELSI
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Kathy K. Niakan, Francis Crick Institute, UK
Genome Editing Reveals a role for OCT4 in Human Embryogenesis

Shoukrat Mitalipov, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Human Germline Gene Correction

Tetsuya Ishii, Hokkaido University, Japan
The Potential Guidelines for Germline Genome Editing in Clinics

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



We gratefully acknowledge support for this conference from:


Directors' Fund


These generous unrestricted gifts allow our Directors to schedule meetings in a wide variety of important areas, many of which are in the early stages of research.

Click here to view all of the donors who support the Directors' Fund.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

AstraZeneca Editas Medicine
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc.

We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

Agilent Technologies, Inc. Integrated DNA Technologies
Synthego
 

We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:



Editas Medicine


We appreciate the organizations that provide Keystone Symposia with additional support, such as marketing and advertising:


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Special thanks to the following for their support of Keystone Symposia initiatives to increase participation at this meeting by scientists from underrepresented backgrounds:


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If your organization is interested in joining these entities in support of Keystone Symposia, please contact: Sarah Lavicka, Director of Development, Email: sarahl@keystonesymposia.org,
Phone:+1 970-262-2690

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If you are interested in becoming an advertising/marketing in-kind partner, please contact:
Yvonne Psaila, Director, Marketing and Communications, Email: yvonnep@keystonesymposia.org,
Phone:+1 970-262-2676